Bootham

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Bootham
Bootham, York (5162304012).jpg
Houses in Bootham
Bootham is located in North Yorkshire
Bootham
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Bootham shown within North Yorkshire
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Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townYORK
Postcode districtYO30
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
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EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
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53°58′13″N 1°05′11″W / 53.97030°N 1.08628°W / 53.97030; -1.08628Coordinates: 53°58′13″N 1°05′11″W / 53.97030°N 1.08628°W / 53.97030; -1.08628

Bootham is a district near the centre of the city of York, North Yorkshire, England. It is just outside Bootham Bar, one of the ancient gateways through the city walls of York. Its name is said to derive from an ancient description as 'the place of the booths', referring to the poor huts located just outside the city walls.[1]

The following are in the Bootham area of York:

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'Anglo-Scandinavian antiquities', A History of the County of York: the City of York. British History Online. 1961. pp. 332&ndash, 336. Retrieved 18 May 2009.

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